Philip goes the distance

On the move .. Philip Graham and his mount, Rosewood Bashir, are bound for North Carolina. PHOTO: NEIL CLARKSON   By ROBIN MARSHALL Any thoughts of easing...

On a road no nowhere

Frustration . . . Resident representatives Ian Lennie, left, and Mark Paterson are angered that the Woodend bypass now appears to be in the...

Call for greater clarity

By ROBYN BRISTOW Councillors needed to be clear about what they were voting for when they considered the Hurunui District Council investing $500,000 in shares...

Bad sign for pests

Despite rain all day, more than 50 locals and some from further afield, including Darfield and Christchurch, turned up to the Waipara Hall for...

Briar steps into key role

By SHELLEY TOPP Performing arts tutor Briar Patrick steps into the spotlight this month in the role of Emma Carew in North Canterbury Musicals' production...

Restored church in line for awards

By DAVID HILL Kaiapoi's restored St Bartholomew's Church is a finalist for three awards. The category one-listed heritage church, built in 1855, was officially reopened last...

Waimakariri District Council in brief

By David Hill Transport, stop banks, drainage and the Kaiapoi River were among the hot topics at Tuesday's Waimakariri District Council meeting. Road safety, speed limits,...

Hunters also set sights on deer in pig hunt

Hunters will be taking aim at pigs and deer in their favourite hunting spots next month as they take to the hills for a...

Council efforts recognised

By DAVID HILL Local government efforts to restore the Kaikoura Harbour within 12 months of the November 2016 earthquake have been recognised. The Kaikoura District Council...

Wheelbarrows worth pushing

By SHELLEY TOPP A trailer-load of old wheelbarrows earmarked for the rubbish dump has been a windfall for the Rangiora Menz Shed. The wheelbarrows were formerly...
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